Perfect Spring Front Door Plants
Spring is the perfect time to add some color and life to your front door with plants. Whether you’re looking to sell your home or just want to make your entryway more inviting, there are many options for front door plants that are perfect for spring. You can place a perennial outside your front door for year-round beauty, plant hydrangeas in front door planters or enjoy peonies outside your front door around Mother’s Day.
In this blog post, we’ll go over some of the best front door plants for spring and how you can incorporate them into your home’s curb appeal.
Hydrangeas are a popular choice for front door plants in the spring. Hydrangeas prefer partial shade and need regular watering to thrive. To ensure that hydrangea shrubs have time to establish a healthy root system, plant them in the fall or early spring. Hydrangeas are rapid growers, averaging two feet or more of growth per year. They come in a variety of colors, from white to pink to blue, and add a soft and romantic touch to your entryway.
Tulips are a classic choice for spring front door plants. They come in a variety of colors and can add a bold and vibrant pop of color to your entryway. Tulips prefer full sun and well-drained soil. With their stately presence, these elegant spring flowers add vivid color and splendor to garden beds.
Daffodils are another classic choice for spring front door plants. They come in a variety of colors, from yellow to white to orange, and add a cheerful and sunny touch to your entryway. Daffodils prefer full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Daffodils are a fall-planted bulb usually planted in October and the flowers bloom in late winter or early spring.
Pansies are a versatile and colorful choice for front door plants in the spring. They come in a variety of colors and can add a playful and whimsical touch to your entryway. Pansies prefer partial shade and regular watering. Pretty, perky pansy plants are one of the easiest flowers to grow in a rainbow of hues and win the flower popularity contest – hands down!
Forsythia is a shrub that blooms in the spring with bright yellow flowers. It can add a bold and eye-catching touch to your front door and is perfect for homes with a more traditional or classic design aesthetic. Forsythia creates stunning spots of golden color throughout landscapes and prefers full sun and well-drained soil. With newer varieties that offer smaller, more manageable sizes, every landscape should have a forsythia to break out of the late winter blahs.
Lilacs are a fragrant and beautiful choice for front door plants in the spring. They come in a variety of colors, from white to purple, and can add a romantic and nostalgic touch to your entryway. Lilacs prefer full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. If you plan to cut some of your blooms from your lilac bushes for an arrangement, extend their freshness by changing the water in the vases daily and mist their petals, which can absorb water.
Cherry blossoms are a stunning and elegant choice for front door plants in the spring. They come in shades of pink and white and add a delicate and feminine touch to your entryway. These trees symbolize renewal and have quite the surprising backstory. For example, did you know that the first time Japan tried to send cherry blossoms to the U.S. as an offering of and the leaves are edible and used in many traditional Japanese sweets and tea.
Bleeding hearts have heart-shaped flowers in shades of pink and white and can add a romantic and whimsical touch to your entryway. Bleeding hearts prefer partial shade and regular watering. Plant Bleeding Hearts up close to the house, where you will be able to enjoy their exquisite flowers and ferny leaves each time you step outdoors.
Azaleas are a popular choice for front door plants in the spring. They come in a variety of colors and can add a bold and vibrant touch to your entryway. These shade-loving plants with elliptical leaves can bring delightful color to all corners of the spring garden when clusters of tubular or bell-shaped flowers appear. Most azaleas bloom in mid-spring (mid to late April) and smaller varieties of azaleas can be excellent choices for container culture.
Lavender is a beautiful choice for front door plants in the spring. It has purple flowers and can add a relaxing and calming touch to your entryway. Lavender is a well-known and fragrant perennial plant that will come back every year with gray-green foliage, upright flower spikes, and a compact shrub form. A major reason lavender is so prized is that its flowers keep their fragrance once dried. Bonus points…It is deer-resistant and attracts butterflies!
In conclusion, adding front door plants to your home’s curb appeal can make a big impact on potential buyers and add beauty and life to your entryway. When choosing front door plants for spring, consider these top choices for their versatility, color, and appeal. Whether you prefer hydrangeas, tulips, or bleeding hearts, there’s a plant out there for every style and taste. Contact us today to learn how we can help you incorporate the perfect frontdoor plants into your home’s curb appeal and make a great first impression on potential buyers.